Judges reject appeal to allow a surveyor to live with his two children
Committee report read: ‘When the children hear them talking or loud noise it alerts the children to their playtimes and prevents them progressing with their household chores’
Legal representatives told how he thinks his son James, 12, has the ‘worst voice ever’, after the boy kept repeating loud noises he had heard from neighbours.
The former surveyor was told he needed permission to move in with his wife Amanda and their two children between September and December 2010.
The teenager was being denied privacy from his neighbours after his mother, from Scotland, worked in Greece for a firm hiring out London escorts
and son James, 12, from England moved to Brighton.
The Judges dismissed his application saying no one should be allowed to live with their children in a small bungalow with a bed and a small communal kitchen.
But in a report, approved by a committee of Judges, the committee said neighbours who make noise
should be addressed with the ‘caring’ parent first.
‘Under these circumstances, the Judges considers that there is a need to vary the conditions to enable a resident aged under 18 to live at the property in question.
’The report highlighted the ‘need to be sensitive towards the children of the applicants’ – but said ‘noise makes no sense, particularly when it affects the relatively minor function of people living together in close proximity.
’The report added: ‘For his part, the applicant feels that his son has the worst voice ever and he finds his son’s sexual noises very disturbing, as does a few local neighbours.
The applicant’s wife found it difficult to conduct her duties as a escorts booker for a London agency while concerned with her son’s sexual habits, including telling him to cut it out.
‘His son has claimed he is “well behaved and very studious and works hard to build up his relationship with his father.
’The report added: ‘In any event, the nature of the application requires the Judges to act at the discretion of the.’